Girl Saves Boy
Girl Saves Boy is the fresh and quirky debut novel from 16-year-old Melbourne blogger Steph Bowe. Isn't it enough having your very own terminal disease, without your mother dying? Or your father dating your Art teacher? No wonder Sacha Thomas ends up in the lake that Saturday evening…but the... show more
Girl Saves Boy is the fresh and quirky debut novel from 16-year-old Melbourne blogger Steph Bowe. Isn't it enough having your very own terminal disease, without your mother dying? Or your father dating your Art teacher? No wonder Sacha Thomas ends up in the lake that Saturday evening…but the real question is: how does he end up in love with Jewel Valentine? With the help of quirky teenage prodigies Little Al and True Grisham, Sacha and Jewel have a crazy adventure, with a little lobster emancipation along the way. But Sacha's running out of time, and Jewel has secrets of her own. Funny and sad, silly and wise, Girl Saves Boy is a story of life, death, love…and garden gnomes. '…Steph Bowe has created a beautifully written, honest story about the complexities of life and two hurt teenagers trying to make sense of the world…' Notebook magazine
Publish date: August 30th 2010
Publisher: Text Publishing
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, High School
, Young Adult Contemporary
, Young Adult Romance
So it’s taken a few days for me to gather my thoughts on Girl Saves Boy. Upon writing this review, three things have become abundantly clear: 1. Steph Bowe is incredible. I seriously cannot believe that Girl Saves Boy was published when she was only sixteen. As I read the novel, I was blown away b...
La chica del lago es una historia tierna y emotiva que nos da una lección y nos enseña que tenemos que aprender a aprovechar cada momento, vivir en el presente y dejar el pasado atrás. A través de momentos tanto divertidos como tristes, veremos como dos personas que no han tenido una vida fácil, log...
Es una historia de amor bastante bonita rodeada de un halo continuo de tristeza. El final me ha parecido un tanto brusco y no me ha terminado de convencer.3.5 sobre 5Pronto reseña completa.
I really enjoyed Girl Saves Boy. It was touching and dealt with sensitive matters like suicide, death, cancer, and homosexuality with finesse and ease. The main characters, Sacha and Jewel are complex and have authentic voices. I found myself really caring about them and invested in what they we...